By Neha Goel on Jun 27, 2008
Here's a great news for all of us. Sun again has taken a great initiative for imparting technical education among students. Sun has been always taken part actively in all the ways to make students aware of the technologies and to learn them. This time Sun has Join hands with Amity University, the largest and one of the leading private university in India.
Sun Microsystems has entered into a partnership with Amity University to renowned curriculum to provide students access to Sun technologies. The partnership with Amity to leverage upon the company's long-standing proven expertise on Java and Solaris technologies as well as update their existing curriculum using it's extensive resource library.
As part of this partnership, the company will set up an Authorized Sun Education Center(ASEC) at the Amity University campus in Noida. This ASEC will offer training and certification to students across the university. A faculty development program will be conducted on a continuing basis to empower the university faculty. Further, Sun Learning Services Official Course material will form part of the recognized and recommended textbooks for all Computer Science and IT courses at the university.
This is a great initiative taken by Sun and Amity to impart high quality education among students. This collaboration will allow a numerous amount of students to access sun technologies. The initiative is part of Sun's endeavour to provide the educational institutions in the country the tools and resources they need to keep pace with technology and differentiate their academic programs by offering education in innovative technologies.
The partnership with Sun will facilitate Amity University to-
- Impart High quality education on Java and Solaris technologies
- Access to world-wide curriculum on Sun's technologies
- Learning path that is developed with industry-recognized certification
- Curriculum that reflects the needs of the industry
- Train-the-trainer programs for the faculty will help ensure that Amity's faculty are trained on the latest technology.
- Enhanced visibility for the university on a global scale and enhanced placement and job opportunities
- Skilled and trained students
- Opportunity to leverage on Sun's relationship with partners
- Access to Sun's certification solutions
“As the largest private university in India, the Amity University plays
a pivotal role in the national economic development. Our association
with industry leaders over the years has helped us to provide
state-of-the-art curriculum to the students to help them master new
skills and develop themselves as per the needs of the industry. Sun
training programs and certifications provide IT professionals with
industry-recognized credentials that demonstrate competency through the
assessment and validation of skill sets for specific job roles. This in
turn enables job placement and career advancement in the highly
competitive technology marketplace. Our collaborative relationship with
Sun will help us to offer learning from the source to students,
supported by globally recognized and certified learning paths. A
well-planned and executed partnership with the company will help
support our plans in all spheres, technologically and academically,”
said Dr. Ajay Rana, Director, Amity Technical Placement Centre.
As a Sun Campus Ambassador of Amity University, I would like to congratulate all the authorities whose great efforts are the only cause for such a wonderful and beneficial collaboration. Hoping for great future with this collaboration.